TORRANCE, CA - Sep 20, 2010
Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, announced today that Pelican™ Chief Financial Officer Don Jordan was named CFO of the year in the large private company category in the 4th Annual CFO of the Year awards presented by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The award honors Los Angeles area CFO’s for their successful corporate leadership as well as their important contributions to the Los Angeles financial community as a whole. This comes on the heels of Pelican Products being named to the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America for the third year in a row
“Don continues to effectively map out the fiscal route for the expansion of Pelican and has been instrumental in our global growth,” said Lyndon Faulkner, president and CEO. “He has demonstrated his dedication to the success of Pelican and is truly deserving of this award.”
Jordan has been with the company since 2005 and has held the CFO position since 2007. He oversees all aspects of financial management and plays a key role in Pelican’s strategic operations, business intelligence, business plans, and administrative functions. He has been a key member in the completion of three strategic acquisitions over the last 5 years, including the acquisition of Hardigg Industries in December 2008 which nearly doubled Pelican’s revenue. Jordan continues to identify opportunities that increase the financial performance of Pelican as well as help the company expand.
Pelican Products, Inc. is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.L.U. For more information, visit www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com.
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